Household Behaviour, Equivalence Scales, Welfare and Poverty by Camilo DagumHousehold Behaviour, Equivalence Scales, Welfare and Poverty by Camilo Dagum

Household Behaviour, Equivalence Scales, Welfare and Poverty

byCamilo DagumEditorGuido Ferrari

Paperback | October 8, 2003

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The book presents a quantitative analysis of household income distribution, welfare, poverty, cost of raising children, and taxation problems. The innovative construction of equivalence scales as an instrument for the assessment of these variables allows a unified treatment of households of different sizes and age composition with the aim of advancing meaningful and relevant research on welfare, taxation, and poverty. Each chapter of the book offers a self-contained theoretical and methodological presentation, enhanced with applications to real-life case studies.
Title:Household Behaviour, Equivalence Scales, Welfare and PovertyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:296 pagesPublished:October 8, 2003Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3790801089

ISBN - 13:9783790801088

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A. Lewbel: Equivalence Scales Based on Collective Household Models.- E. Peluso, A. Trannoy: Welfare Comparisons Among Individuals Under Samuelson's Model of Households.- G. De Santis, M. Maltagliati: Equivalence Scales: A Fresh Look at an Old Problem. Theory and Empirical Evidence.- A. Di Pino, M. Mucciardi: An "Endogenous Dummy Variable" Estimator of Women's Opportunity Costs of Children in Italy.- P.J. Lambert: Equivalence Scales, Horizontal Equity and Horizontal Inequity.- J. Muellbauer, J. van den Ven: Equivalence Scales and Taxation: A Simulation Analysis.- P. Maitra, R. Ray: Analysis of Resource Inflows and Their Impact on Household Behaviour: Evidence from South Africa.- C. Arias et al.: Estimation of the Sharing Rule between Adults and Children and Related Equivalence Scales within a Collective Consumption Framework.- S. Borelli, F. Perali: Drug Consumption and Intra-Household Distribution of Resources: The Case of Qat in an African Society.- V. Atella et al.:  Estimation of Unit Values in Cross Sections without Quantity Information and Implications for Demand and Welfare Analysis.- C. Dagum, M. Costa: Analysis and Measurement of Poverty. Univariate and Multivariate Approaches and Their Policy Implications. A Case Study: Italy.- G. Ferrari: Using Equivalence Scales as Spatial Deflators: Evidence in Inter-Household Welfare Regional Comparisons from Italian HBS Micro-Data.